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Restaurante La Esencia

La Puebla, 18 | burgos, Burgos Burgos, Spain
+34 947 26 32 96
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
29 Sep 2016
“Nicely cooked local cuisine”
8 Jun 2016
“Excellent service and high quality food!”
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Mediterranean, Spanish
$$ - $$$
La Puebla, 18 | burgos, Burgos Burgos, Spain
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Reviewed September 29, 2016

For the money you get value for money, plenty to eat, but nothing special. I have been spoilt elsewhere on this trip. A set menu.

Thank GrahamGrape
Reviewed June 8, 2016

I had lunch here in mid May and was very impressed. The waitress was most helpful in helping me to choose gluten free dishes. There was a good selection of items for the menu del día and the food was tasty. The meal was reasonably...More

Thank miguelhugo
Reviewed September 30, 2015

Empty restaurant should have warned us. Eaten all over Spain and this was one of the worst meals we have ever had. Poor quality tasteless food. Bland unattractive food in a bland setting. So many other choices in Burgos, suggest you go elsewhere. It may...More

1  Thank Bella426
Reviewed July 25, 2015

If looking for great flavours and real value this is a gem.. We had their special menu with wine included. Starters were outstanding especially the pasta. Also highly recommended is leek pie.. Then, for Camino hunger - try their fried potatoes. These are freshly prepared...More

Thank AnneTenTwenty
Reviewed October 26, 2014

Both my husband and I had a very enjoyable meal during our stay in Burgos, so much so we are going back again tonight! Visited another restaurant more highly recommended on TA but we were not impressed. If in Burgos do try La Esencia. Wine...More

Thank Agedbackpackers
Reviewed May 26, 2014

I arrived in Burgos late morning, and after spending a couple of hours getting my bearings and falling in love with Burgos, I returned to my hotel, La Puebla. This restaurant is, more or less, next door to the hotel. Having read previous reviews on...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed October 4, 2013

Creative food. Far different than the tedious menu del dia of most restaurants. €21 menu was a bit higher, but clearly worth it. One of us had wonderful mushroom risotto, the other starter was avocado and smoked tuna. One main was a great construction of...More

2  Thank AndrewLovesFood
LaEsencia_13, Gerente at Restaurante La Esencia, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2013
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el equipo de la esencia les agradece su opinion. que el cliente salga satisfecho es un amimo para seguir trabajano...More

Reviewed September 29, 2013

Fantastic venue, and delicious food. Had lamb and potato, so nice to have a decent piece of meat that was cooked to perfection. Return visit with my friend Carlene. The service was exemplary, buenos gracias!More

1  Thank Kathleen D
LaEsencia_13, Gerente at Restaurante La Esencia, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2013
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muchas gracias por su comentario. siempre intentamos que el cliente salga contento con una materia prima de calidad. un cordial...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$42
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Puebla, 18 | burgos, Burgos Burgos, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Burgos  >  Burgos
  • Phone Number: +34 947 26 32 96
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